Alkanes in Quaternary deposits of the Laptev Sea

E. A. Romankevich, A. A. Vetrov, N. A. Belyaev, V. I. Sergienko, I. P. Semiletov, S. V. Sukhoverkhov, S. Yu Bratskaya, N. A. Prokuda, A. S. Ulyantsev

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Abstract

The distribution and genesis of n-alkanes in sediments from the 38-m sequence obtained during core boring in the Ivashkina lagoon were studied. Sediments were formed in the Holocene as a result of thermokarst and penetration of seawater. The sequence mostly includes permafrost rocks partially molten in the upper horizons and covered by Quaternary deposits, which are mostly the products of thermoabrasion.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)36-39
Number of pages4
JournalDoklady Earth Sciences
Volume472
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2017

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  • Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous)
  • Earth and Planetary Sciences(all)

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    Romankevich, E. A., Vetrov, A. A., Belyaev, N. A., Sergienko, V. I., Semiletov, I. P., Sukhoverkhov, S. V., Bratskaya, S. Y., Prokuda, N. A., & Ulyantsev, A. S. (2017). Alkanes in Quaternary deposits of the Laptev Sea. Doklady Earth Sciences, 472(1), 36-39. https://doi.org/10.1134/S1028334X17010093